If I get a chance to play in a national championship game, Imma go ham.
— Deshaun Watson (@DeshaunWatson4) February 5, 2012
420 passing yards. 43 rushing yards. 3 passing touchdowns. 1 rushing touchdown.
All done against one of the best defenses in college football history.
The end result? Tears.
Welcome to legend status Deshaun Watson, and all hail the Clemson Tigers. 2016 National Champions.
Eddie Maisonet is the founder and editor emeritus of The Sports Fan Journal. Currently, he serves as an associate editor for ESPN.com. He is an unabashed Russell Westbrook and Barry Switzer apologist, owns over 100 fitteds and snapbacks, and lives by Reggie Jackson’s famous quote, “I am the straw that stirs the drink.”